Press Releases

01/09/15 | Legal Experts, Advocates, and DREAMers Discuss the State of Play in Congress, the Courts, and Politics As the Battle to Protect the Most Profound Immigration Policy Changes in a Generation Begins  To listen to a recording […] | Read More »

01/07/15 | Next Week GOP Moves to Do Away With Fixes to Our Broken Immigration System  That didn’t take long.  With all the happy talk inside the beltway regarding bipartisan legislative progress, one of the top priorities […] | Read More »

01/06/15 | As of later today, the Republican Party will officially control both congressional chambers.  GOP leaders in both the House and Senate have pledged to demonstrate their ability to govern in a responsible manner.  Yet when […] | Read More »

12/23/14 | It’s increasingly clear that various legal challenges to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration are more about politics and generating headlines than actual constitutional considerations.  Yesterday, Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for […] | Read More »

12/22/14 | New Website Captures Humanity of Administrative Action with Videos and Stories from Families Who Benefit and Conviction of Those Still Fighting for Relief  Denver, CO –  As families across the country gather this week to […] | Read More »

12/19/14 | 2014 was a transformative year for the politics and policy of immigration, and moreover, for the history of this county. Thanks to an ever-growing pro-reform movement, President Obama finally made good on his promise to […] | Read More »

12/17/14 | New UWD Video a Reminder that Dreamers Prepared to Hold GOP Accountable, Demand Specific Answers on Essential Immigration Questions A must-watch video from United We Dream (UWD) features Dreamers asking Senate Republicans a simple question […] | Read More »

12/17/14 | Yesterday brought the news that Arthur Schwab, a federal judge in Pennsylvania, ruled that President Obama’s executive action for immigrants is unconstitutional.  There’s no injunction — the ruling was completely off the cuff and has […] | Read More »

12/16/14 | Immigration Law Experts Available to Explain What His Unsolicited Opinion Does and Does NOT Mean In the wake of the President’s recent action on immigration, there has been much attention surrounding the legality of such […] | Read More »

12/16/14 | The news that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is planning to run for president is a notable development for the politics of immigration.  Often a lonely pro-reform voice in a Republican Party that has lurched […] | Read More »

12/15/14 | This past weekend offered a preview of coming battles over immigration executive action.  However, while Republicans may be gearing up to fight President Obama, this weekend should remind observers that the GOP’s true battles will […] | Read More »

12/11/14 | While most people were focused on what was happening inside the Capitol yesterday, here’s a quick recap of what was happening outside, in case you missed it. First, the anti-immigrant, anti-Obama extremist group Operation American Freedom (OAF) […] | Read More »

12/11/14 | A range of recent polling finds overwhelmingly Latino support in favor of the recently announced executive actions on immigration.  As is true for any new issue, the question wording matters hugely and can influence the […] | Read More »

12/11/14 | Monica is a DACAmented Dreamer who grew up in rural Iowa and now attends the University Of Northern Iowa. She comes from a mixed status family with a sister who is also a Dreamer as […] | Read More »

12/11/14 | “I Do Not Know Why this Man Has Chosen to Use Ohio Resources and Ohio’s Prestige in this Way” Last week, the State of Ohio joined nineteen other states in suing the federal government over […] | Read More »

12/09/14 | Hearing on Keeping Families Together: The President’s Executive Action on Immigration and the Need to Pass Comprehensive Reform DECEMBER 10, 2014 Washington, DC–We thank the Judiciary Committee for holding this important hearing today on the […] | Read More »

12/09/14 | If Successful, Lawsuit Would Deny State Millions in Tax Revenue & Subject Thousands of Ohio Families to Deportation Last week, the State of Ohio joined nineteen other states in suing the federal government over the […] | Read More »

12/09/14 | **** GOOGLE HANGOUT ADVISORY **** Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:30pm ET #OurHome On Day of Senate Judiciary Hearing on Obama’s New Immigration Policy, Join AV and UWD in a Google Hangout  Hangout to […] | Read More »